Hiker Intro

Introducing Spring and Mr. Quack

Introducing Spring and Mr. Quack

Hi! My name is Hannah but on the trail, people call me “Spring.” I am counting down the days until I head out for my northbound Appalachian Trail hike in...

Jan 11, 2021 : Hannah Goodman
So you think you can make it to Katahdin?

So you think you can make it to Katahdin?

What would a chicken and an ol' chunky girl have in common? We love to hike!

Dec 29, 2020 : Chicken & Dumplin
Who are Scooch and Tate?

Who are Scooch and Tate?

  The post you have been waiting so eagerly for! The post about who we are, where our trail names came from, and just random information on our thru hike!...

Dec 11, 2020 : Sarah Caldwell
From the AT to the TA: Swan Diving into It!

From the AT to the TA: Swan Diving into It!

Hi, I’m Sunney (or Swan Dive). Don’t let my blond hair fool you. I have gone two weeks without showering on the AT. When a little dread started to form...

Dec 11, 2019 : Sunney Mahalak
After the AT Comes New Zealand’s TA

After the AT Comes New Zealand’s TA

After finishing a thru-hike, many hikers are left wondering what comes next. The answer's easy: another thru-hike!

Oct 18, 2019 : Danny Strayer
Beards, Teaching, and Hiking the AT

Beards, Teaching, and Hiking the AT

“For anybody that grows a beard or has hair on their face, I welcome you to the beard game. We’re all family. I encourage that. I encourage beards.” -Rick Ross...

Oct 16, 2019 : Kristopher McDill
Aquaman to Take on the Appalachian Trail

Aquaman to Take on the Appalachian Trail

Hello everyone, My name is Rick Stafford, but my friends call me Aquaman. My journey on the Appalachian Trail is scheduled to begin on March 6, 2020. This will be...

Oct 3, 2019 : Aquaman
Hiker Intro

Hiker Intro

Why start a blog? I’ve been trying to put my finger on what has inspired me to start a blog, but I’ve come to the conclusion that the reasons are...

Sep 16, 2019 : Alicia Pacalo
You’re Doing What? Why?

You’re Doing What? Why?

Planning a thru-hike? Then you’re familiar with this question: You’re doing what? Why? Yes. I’m choosing to hike 2192 miles, and it’s a great idea! See why:

Jun 26, 2019 : Anne Renner
How Did I Get Here? (Two Weeks Until My Thru-Hike)

How Did I Get Here? (Two Weeks Until My Thru-Hike)

I'm currently staring at a stack of resupply boxes full of food for the next 70-80 days. How did I get here? What is possessing me to do this? First...

Jun 19, 2019 : Justin Sprecher